Citronellal – Terpene Profile
Citronellal is a monoterpenoid. It is a colorless to a pale yellow liquid. As its name suggests, citronellal can be found in the essential oils of citrus fruits such as lemon, lime, and kumquat, and lemongrass. A fragrance staple thanks to its alluring blended aroma of rose and lemon. The terpene’s citrusy flavor adds zest to desserts and candies. As a therapeutic agent, citronellal is primarily used to treat fungal infections. However, scientists are exploring additional use cases for citronellal, including but not limited to using citronellal for anti-inflammatory and antioxidant purposes.
Evidence of the Sedative Effect of Neroli Oil, Citronellal and Phenylethyl Acetate on Mice.
Evaluation of Repellency Effect of Two Natural Aroma Mosquito Repellent Compounds, Citronella and Citronellal.
Antimicrobial Effect of trans-Cinnamaldehyde, (−)-Perillaldehyde, (−)-Citronellal, Citral, Eugenol and Carvacrol on Airborne Microbes Using an Airwasher.
Fungicidal effect of volatile oils from Eucalyptus citriodora and its major constituent citronellal.